At the end of April 2020, Dutch operator VodafoneZiggo became the latest to offer a commercial 5G service. The launch stands out as the Netherlands has not formally awarded licences for 5G spectrum writes Kester Mann, Director, Consumer and Connectivity at CCS Insight.

Senior execs from Cisco, Ericsson Intel, Mavenir and Metaswitch (now acquired by Microsoft) cleared a lot of fog discussing developments and obstacles in operators’ move from virtual to cloud-native at a roundtable sponsored by Red Hat.